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Homeowner’s and Builder’s Guide to Energy Efficient Water Heating

Selecting the right water heater for a home can have an ongoing impact on energy bills, as well as home comfort. This guide reviews some recent changes affecting the industry and how homeowners, builders, and contractors can select the best water heater for a home.

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What You Need to Know About New Water Heater Regulations

New standards for water heaters will force changes on homeowners, builders and plumbing contractors while saving tons of carbon dioxide emissions and energy at the same time. This white paper explores some of the changes that homeowners and building professionals should understand about home water heaters.

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Choose a Condensing Water Heater for Energy Efficiency

For homeowners and builders looking to install an energy efficient water heater, there is a wide range of choices on the market today. One of the top options is the condensing gas water heater, which offers a higher level of efficiency and comfort in both tank and tankless types.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Bradford White Water Heaters


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Solar Water Heater Basics

For areas of the country such as California that are committed to reducing carbon emissions, solar water heaters are a great way to reduce environmental impact.

How to Extend the Life of Your Water Heater

As with any appliance, water heaters need regular maintenance to keep them operating at peak efficiency and to help them last as long as possible.

Water Conservation is the Next Big Challenge for Home Builders

As energy efficiency continues to improve, water conservation is becoming the next frontier in residential building.


Understanding Structured Plumbing®

ACT, Inc. has developed a one-hour online free course through a Green CE Continuing Education Program.

NAHB Names Best of IBS 2017 Product Winners

The awards were given in nine categories, plus an overall Best in Show award.

A Look Back: Top 10 2016 Green Home Features

From an innovative use of waste products from door manufacturing to new applications for radiant heating, green home inspiration was a major theme for 2016.

Top 10 2016 Green Home News Items

Here's a look back at the Top 10 news items for 2016, ranked in ascending order of popularity.

4 Tips to Prevent a Thanksgiving Energy Bill Spike

The holiday contributes to an annual increase in energy use due to a usual drop in temperatures, lights staying on longer, and appliances operating more frequently.

New Ontario Building Codes Mandate Drain Water Heat Recovery

New residential building codes in Ontario mandate a 15 percent increase in energy performance, including the use of a vertical drain water heat recovery system.

Don’t be Spooked by Energy Saving Urban Legends

Separate fact from fiction around five popular home energy myths that just don’t add up.

Smart controls manage hot water energy use for multifamily units

Regardless of whether a building has a tank or tankless water heater, the water in the lines between the water heater and the fixture loses heat


What type of water heater is right for my house?

If you're in the market for a new water heater, you're in luck. There are more energy-efficient tank and tankless options in the market than ever.

The role of water heaters in green home certifications

There are a number of green home certifications available in the marketplace today, and most of them include specifications for efficient water heating and distribution systems. That's because water heating is usually the second biggest user of energy in a...

Research Proves the Value of On-demand Recirculation Pumps

Homebuilders and owners literally around the world are interested in saving water and energy through on-demand water pumps.

What should I do with a flooded water heater?

With the devastating floods in West Virginia and other states, many homeowners are facing property losses and a daunting clean up.

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